1. Group structure and shareholders

Operating structure of the group

In management terms, the Orell Füssli Group is structured into three divisions and the publishing companies.

Strategic and operating management is largely autonomous within the Atlantic Zeiser, Security Printing and Book Retailing divisions, as well as the publishing companies. Orell Füssli Holding Ltd operates as a financial holding company and exerts influence on the strategic direction of the individual divisions.

Companies included in the scope of consolidation

The registered office of the parent company, Orell Füssli Holding Ltd, is in Zurich. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange under Security Number (Valorennummer) 342 080 and the ISIN CH0003420806. The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) No. is 5067005U9Z97T4PWVC13. Its market capitalization as of 31 December 2017 was CHF 221 million.

Orell Füssli Holding Ltd has no investments in listed companies. An overview of its main investment holdings is included in the financial report.

Major shareholders

In the year under review there were no significant changes in the shareholder structure and consequently no disclosure notifications were published. Any disclosure notifications can be consulted at Please refer to the financial report for a list of major shareholders (Note 8.14).


There are no cross-shareholdings with other public limited companies.